overresponse


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o·ver·re·sponse

(ō'vĕr-rē-spons'),
An abnormally strong reaction to a stimulus.

overresponse

[-rispons′]
an abnormally strong reaction to a stimulus.
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The first two panels show moderate but persistent overresponse to current weather and supply information, with implicit coefficient estimates lying closer to [+ or -]0.
There may be a slight bias toward overresponse in the High Noise treatment and toward underresponse to the more important stimulus (Supply) in the Asymmetric treatment.
Underresponse to the more important variable (as in Figure 4) and overresponse to the other variable are quite prevalent in the Asymmetric treatment.
00), and significant overresponse to both variables in the High Noise treatment (p = 0.
Recall from Figure 2 the impression that moderate but shrinking overresponse is quite typical at this point.
The Asymmetric treatment, however, significantly lowered scores and pushed subjects significantly toward underresponse to the more important information and (insignificantly) toward overresponse to the less important information.
013 and would tend to shift the classifications very slightly toward overresponse.
Indeed, the relevant test would indicate marginally significant overresponse (to the second variable in the No History treatment, p = 0.
While the last part of this argument is essentially correct, some of its premises can be questioned, especially Herbst's argument in State Politics in Zimbabwe (1990) that the next generation of whites will have no place in Zimbabwe (an uncivil outcome) and du Toit's implicit assumption that the initial overresponse to the disturbances in Matabeleland in the mid-1980s is prototypical of state policy.
Over time, insulin overresponse can become constant, which leads to the ultimate exhaustion of the adrenal glands and pancreas.